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: Going to Work: The Army - Junior Leader

BBC film for Schools
Previously shown on Monday
(to 9.55)

: Middle School Mathematics: 2: Two-State Systems

For Schools
Previously shown on Monday
(to 10.20)

: Watch with Mother: The Woodentops

For the very young
Stories about a family of wooden dolls who live on a farm.
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
BBC film
(to 11.00)


Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Voices: Eileen Browne
Voices: Josefina Ray
Voices: Peter Hawkins
Script and music: Maria Bird

: Spotlight

People - Politics - Problems
For Schools
Previously shown on Thursday
(to 11.25)

: A Year in the Country: Stone for Building

BBC film for Schools
Previously shown on Tuesday
(to 11.55)

: Heddiw

gydag Owen Edwards.
Topical items introduced by Owen Edwards in Welsh.
(Crystal Palace, Sutton Coldfield, Holme Moss)


Presenter: Owen Edwards

: The News

: Watch with Mother: The Flowerpot Men

For the very young
Audrey Atterbury and Molly Gibson pull the strings
Gladys Whitred sings the songs
Peter Hawkins speaks the voices
Maria Bird writes the songs and music
BBC film
(to 13.45)


Puppeteer: Audrey Atterbury
Puppeteer: Molly Gibson
Singer: Gladys Whitred
Voices: Peter Hawkins
Songwriter/music: Maria Bird

: The Orchestra: 2: Strings

For Schools
Previously shown on Monday
(to 14.25)

: Ring-A-Ding-Ding

Featuring Jim Dale
with Valerie Masters, The Blue Aces, Desmond Lane, Sports personality, Joe Cornelius and Guest Star, Rolf Harris


Presenter/Written material by: Jim Dale
Singer: Valerie Masters
Resident group: The Blue Aces
Penny whistler: Desmond Lane
Interviewee: Joe Cornelius
Singer: Rolf Harris
Musical Associate: Les Reed
Written material by: Dennis Spooner
Designer: Peter Cory
Producer: G.B. Lupino

: Junior Points of View

A weekly look at criticism and comments from younger viewers.
Letters for inclusion in these programmes should be addressed to: Junior Points of View, [address removed]

: The News

: Town and Around

A daily presentation of news and views from London and the South-East.
Introduced by Richard Baker.
Followed by The Weather


Presenter: Richard Baker

: Gardening Club

Film cameras with Percy Thrower in his new garden at Shrewsbury.
Part 2 of The Autumn Scene in the Gardening Club Kitchen Garden, Edgbaston, Birmingham.
Ronald Sidwell with Cloches for over-wintering lettuce
From the Midlands


Presenter: Percy Thrower
Item presenter: Ronald Sidwell
Producer: Paul Morby

: Election Gallery

with Ian Trethowan, Robin Day, Robert McKenzie
A special report on the 1964 Election Campaign.


Presenter: Ian Trethowan
Reporter: Robin Day
Reporter: Robert McKenzie
Associate Producer: Brian Smale-Adams
Producer: Anthony Whitby
Editor: John Grist

: Compact: Departure and Return

A series by Hazel Adair and Peter Ling.

Mr. Bruce says goodbye to an old friend and Jeff has an unexpected visitor.


Series creator/writer: Hazel Adair
Series creator/writer: Peter Ling
Script editor: Donald Tosh
Designer: Tim Gleeson
Producer: Joan Craft
Director: Michael Ferguson
Julia: Polly Adams
Ian: Ronald Allen
Doug: Lawrence James
Jeff: Horace James
Alan: Basil Moss
Sheila: Joanna Vogel
Gussie: Frances Bennett
Mrs. Chater: Beryl Cooke
Ben: Bill Kerr
David: Vincent Ball
Stan: Johnny Wade
Bruce: Robert Flemyng
Rosalin: Jennifer Wood
Barber: Ray Roberts
Ludman: Brian Anderson
Sid Bergholt: Brandon Brady

: The Big Noise

or Episodes in the Uneasy Life of a Top Pop Disc Jockey
Written by Frank Muir and Denis Norden.
Starring Bob Monkhouse as Bob Mason
with Norman Rossington
Guest star, Irene Handl as Aunt Lily


Writer: Frank Muir
Writer: Denis Norden
Based on an idea by: Denis Goodwin
Film cameraman: Charles Lagus
Film editor: Alan Martin
Music written and directed by: Kenny Napper
Designer: Roger Andrews
Producer: Joe McGrath
TV Announcer: Valerie Singleton
Bob: Bob Monkhouse
Johnny: John Fortune
Kim: Norman Rossington
Pete - Paley: Peter Reeves
The Heartbeats: Matthew: Neville Smith
The Heartbeats: Larry: Christopher Coll
The Heartbeats: Mark: Barry Wilsher
The Heartbeats: Pogo: William Victor
Police Inspector: Jerold Wells
Uncle Ken: Joe Gibbons
Aunt Lily: Irene Handl

: Saints and Sinners: New Lead Berlin

A film series starring Nick Adams as Nick Alexander, Barbara Rush as Lizzie Hogan
and John Larkin in the special role of Bartley King.
with Eva Soreny, Lew Gallo, Richard Webb


Nick Alexander: Nick Adams
Lizzie Hogan: Barbara Rush
Bartley King: John Larkin
Sabina: Eva Soreny
Ed Harper: Lew Gallo
Lieutenant Colonel McDonald: Richard Webb

: Points of View

with Robert Robinson
A quick look at criticism and comments from viewers.


Presenter: Robert Robinson

: The News

: Let's Go with Labour for the New Britain

Tonight's edition Election Broadcast on behalf of the Labour Party.

: Return to Masada

Written and directed by John Irving.
On top of a precipitous rock by the desert shore of the Dead Sea Israeli archaeologists, helped by volunteers from all over the world, have been excavating Herod the Great's fortress palace, where later the Romans besieged a band of Jewish revolutionaries.
First transmission on September 8


Writer/director: John Irving
Cameraman: Konrad Hofer (of Bavarian Television)
Film editor: Constance Dunn

: The Welcome Home Dinner

A Swedish play for television by Birgit Linton-Malmfors with English sub-titles.
See page 60


Writer: Birgit Linton-Malmfors
Director: Jan Molander
Maria: Isa Quensel
Gustaf: Olof Widgren
Cecilia: Monica Nielsen
Henrik: Curt Masreliez
Ingrid: Inger Juel

: News Extra

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